Best Trail Running Shoes for 2017

List of our top selling trail running shoes and some of their key characteristics, what foot type they might fit best, and best uses to...

Earth Day – Every Day; Some Thoughts on Living Lightly for a Gear Addict

If you don’t know already, Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22, but our impact on the Earth can be mitigated daily. Here are a...

Taste the Adventure – Camp Cooking Demo and Tasting

Please join us on May 18, 2017, for a Camp Cooking Demonstration, Backcountry Food Tasting, and Camp Stove Comparison. This event is hosted...

Backpacking the John Muir Trail – What You Need to Know

Learn about life on the trail, how to prepare for your backpacking trip and the best way to get permits for the John Muir Trail. Get tips...

Best 2017 Swimsuits in Truckee!

Brrrrrr!  White caps on Donner Lake and snow on the Sierra Crest,  it might not feel like it but summer days and swimsuit weather are...

2017 Squaw Mountain Run

Take on the challenge, participate in the Squaw Mountain Run on July 29, 2017! Join hundreds runners and hikers run and trek to the top of...

Ultimate Guide to Trail Runs in Lake Tahoe

I can’t believe how many of the best trail races in California are within 25 miles of my hometown of Truckee!  I feel pretty lucky to...

Sierra Crest 30K / 50K Ultra Run

Hosted by Auburn Ski Club, the Sierra Crest 30K and 50K is an exciting point-to-point trail run that takes advantage of some of the...

G3 Skis, Skins and Bindings Get Thumbs Up for Long Backcountry Ski Tours

The spring Sierra couloir corn harvest (that’s hard to say) is nearly upon us and sadly the pow sticks will be taking a seat on the...

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Backcountry Skiing in Truckee

Castle Peak is one of the Donner Pass and Truckee area’s most popular locations of year-round outdoor recreation. The trailhead to Castle...